BORN 21 Jan 1808, Hamburg - DIED 26 Jan 1845, Hamburg|
BIRTH NAME Gensler, Johann Jacob
GRAVE LOCATION Hamburg: Ohlsdorfer Friedhof, Fühlsbüttler Strasse 756 (Gedächtnisfriedhof 22 (Reburied with other painters))
Younger brother of Günther Genssler, who taught him drawing. He studied under Wilhelm Tischbein in Eutin and under Siegfried Bendixen in Hamburg. Like his brother he was a founding member of the Hamburger Künstlervereins in 1832.
He mostly painted of landscapes and moralistic scenes. His happy and idyllic country scenes were bought by his rich customers.
is brother/sister of Gensler, Günther
is brother/sister of Gensler, Martin